The AD610 ShowLink access point enables real-time remote control of all ShowLink-enabled Axient™ devices, including both digital and analog models. The access point allows comprehensive management of device parameters from the receiver or Wireless Workbench® using 2.4 GHz wireless network communication. All parameter changes occur without interruption to the performer.
Multiple access points can extend the operational range or increase the number of devices supported on the ShowLink network. The access point also features true diversity antenna inputs.
① ShowLink 2.4 GHz detachable antennas
For 2.4 GHz signals
② ShowLink Data Status LED (blue)
③ Power Status LED (green/amber/red)
④ Ethernet Status LED (green)
⑤ ¼"-20 threaded mounting point
Use to wall-mount the access point
⑥ External power supply connector
Connection point for external power supply
⑦ Reset button
Press to restore factory settings
⑧ Ethernet port
For network connection and Class 1 PoE
⑨ Scanning antenna for channel agility
Scans the 2.4 GHz spectrum for the best frequency
⑩ M6 x 1.0 threaded mounting point
Use to mount access point to safety cable
Note: Model availability depends on region. See your local Shure dealer or distributor for details.
|Directional 2.4 GHz patch antenna||AXT644 (available depending on regional regulations)|
ShowLink channels that enable remote control of Axient devices operate in the 2.40 to 2.484 GHz portion of the RF spectrum in accordance with the IEEE 802.15.4 protocol. Devices that share the 2.4 GHz spectrum, including Wi-Fi, are manufactured to efficiently share the spectrum and cause minimal interference. Both ShowLink and Wi-Fi use "listen before talk" technology to transmit short message packets only when needed to conserve bandwidth. Available spectrum, low interference, and global availability make the 2.4 GHz spectrum an ideal choice for hosting ShowLink channels.
Within the 2.4 GHz spectrum, 16 channels are available for ShowLink communication. To ensure reliable communication, the access point contains an internal scanning radio that analyzes the 2.4 GHz spectrum hundreds of times per second. If interference is detected, the access point uses channel agility to automatically switch to a clear channel within the spectrum. All devices associated with the access point will continue to communicate uninterrupted on the new ShowLink channel. If ShowLink goes offline for any reason, audio transmission will not be interrupted.
The coverage area of the access point is approximately the same as the range of the linked device. Use the ShowLink Test feature in the receiver menu to map the boundaries of the coverage area. Multiple access points can be used to increase the coverage area or to expand coverage to multiple rooms.
A single access point supports up to 24 ShowLink-enabled Axient devices, including both Axient and Axient Digital models. Any ShowLink-enabled device within range of an active access point with available capacity will be automatically controlled by that access point. When multiple access points are used to increase device capacity or coverage area, device control is automatically divided between each access point. All changes in control between access points occur seamlessly and automatically, without requiring user intervention.
An access point with available capacity will automatically control linked devices that are within the coverage area. Multiple access points automatically self-manage to divide device control and maintain coverage. Transitions between access point control do not affect the transmission of the audio channel.
When interference is present from Wi-Fi or other devices sharing the spectrum, built-in channel agility automatically switches the access point and all controlled transmitters to a clear channel. Channel agility is able to avoid interference from most devices that operate in the 2.4 GHz spectrum, such as Wi-Fi or cell phones.
The ShowLink icon appears on the home screens of a linked transmitter and receiver to indicate that the transmitter is within range of an access point making remote control possible. If a device is beyond the range of the access point, or if the receiver is offline, the icon will disappear, indicating a loss of ShowLink control.
The access point is powered through Power Over Ethernet (PoE)-enabled network ports. If PoE is not available, use an external power supply.
The Shure Ethernet switch and Axient rack components offer network ports with Power over Ethernet (PoE). The network port powers the access point as long as the host component is powered on.
If Power over Ethernet (PoE) is not available, power the access point using an external power supply.
Networking the access point using a DHCP-enabled router automatically assigns an IP address, simplifying network setup. The network connection allows the access point to share data with networked components and enables wireless control of the devices. To manually assign an IP address to the access point, use Wireless Workbench.
Pressing the reset button located on the bottom of the housing restores the access point to the following settings:
Set a host ID on the AD610 to connect to an ADX5D portable receiver in network mode. An AD610 with a host ID set grants access to ADX5Ds with a matching client ID.
Repeat this process for any other AD610s you have on the network that you want to act as a gateway for an ADX5D.
Then, set the client ID on your ADX5D.
Using Wireless Workbench, you can do the following for your AD610.
Tip: The text color of the device ID for each transmitter in the Connected list indicates link quality:
Hovering the cursor over the Device ID displays link quality ranked from 5 to 1.
To adjust the power level, use Wireless Workbench. In locations with many competing 2.4 GHz sources, operating at a higher power level improves ShowLink performance and may extend range.
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2 Omnidirectional 2.4 GHz
WA371 Mic Clip or 1/4-20 thread mount
-18°C (0°F) to 60°C (140°F)
-29°C (-20°F) to 74°C (165°F)
190 mm x 102 mm x 47 mm (7.48 in. x 4 in. x 1.85 in.) H x W x D, without antennas
464 g (16.3 oz.), without antennas
|Power over Ethernet (PoE) Class 1||36 to 57 V DC/V AC|
|External Power Supply (if PoE is unavailable)||15 V DC (600 mA), double insulated|
2.40 to 2.4835 GHz (16 channels)
ERP / 20 dBm
ERP (dependent on applicable country regulations)
|Under typical conditions||150 m ( 500 ft)|
|Line of Sight, outdoors for a single system||500 m ( 1600 ft)|
Note: Actual range depends on RF signal absorption, reflection and interference.Note: Actual range depends on RF signal absorption, reflection and interference.
2 SMA (Shell=Ground, Center=Signal)
-106 dBm, typical (integrated antenna)
Ethernet 10/100 Mbps
DHCP or Manual IP address (configurable using Wireless Workbench)
Meets essential requirements of the following European Directives:
Note: Please follow your regional recycling scheme for batteries and electronic waste
This product meets the Essential Requirements of all relevant European directives and is eligible for CE marking.
CE Notice: Hereby, Shure Incorporated declares that this product with CE Marking has been determined to be in compliance with European Union requirements. The full text of the EU declaration of conformity is available at the following site: https://www.shure.com/en-EU/support/declarations-of-conformity.
Authorized European representative:
Shure Europe GmbH
Department: Global Compliance
75031 Eppingen, Germany
Phone: +49-7262-92 49 0
Fax: +49-7262-92 49 11 4
Meets requirements of the following standards:
Certified under FCC Part 15.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
This device contains licence-exempt transmitter(s)/receiver(s) that comply with Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s licence-exempt RSS(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
L’émetteur/récepteur exempt de licence contenu dans le présent appareil est conforme aux CNR d’Innovation, Sciences et Développement économique Canada applicables aux appareils radio exempts de licence. L’exploitation est autorisée aux deux conditions suivantes :
Certified by ISED in Canada under RSS-247.
This radio transmitter has been approved by Industry Canada to operate with the antenna types listed below with the maximum permissible gain and required antenna impedance for each antenna type indicated. Antenna types not included in this list, having a gain greater than the maximum gain indicated for that type, are strictly prohibited for use with this device.
FCC ID: DD4AD610. IC: 616A-AD610.
This device operates on a no-protection, no-interference basis. Should the user seek to obtain protection from other radio services operating in the same TV bands, a radio licence is required. For further details, consult Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s document Client Procedures Circular CPC-2-1-28, Voluntary Licensing of Licence-Exempt Low-Power Radio Apparatus in the TV Bands.
Ce dispositif fonctionne selon un régime de non‑brouillage et de non‑protection. Si l’utilisateur devait chercher à obtenir une certaine protection contre d’autres services radio fonctionnant dans les mêmes bandes de télévision, une licence radio serait requise. Pour en savoir plus, veuillez consulter la Circulaire des procédures concernant les clients CPC‑2‑1‑28, Délivrance de licences sur une base volontaire pour les appareils radio de faible puissance exempts de licence et exploités dans les bandes de télévision d’Innovation, Sciences et Développement économique Canada.
Transmitters must be installed to provide a minimum separation distance of 20 cm from all persons.
Note: EMC conformance testing is based on the use of supplied and recommended cable types. The use of other cable types may degrade EMC performance.
Explanation of Symbols
|Caution: risk of electric shock|
|Caution: risk of danger (See note.)|
|Equipment protected throughout by DOUBLE INSULATION or REINFORCED INSULATION|
|Equipment should not be disposed of in the normal waste stream|
WARNING: Voltages in this equipment are hazardous to life. No user-serviceable parts inside. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. The safety certifications do not apply when the operating voltage is changed from the factory setting.
Licensing: A ministerial license to operate this equipment may be required in certain areas. Consult your national authority for possible requirements. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Shure Incorporated could void your authority to operate the equipment. Licensing of Shure wireless microphone equipment is the user’s responsibility, and licensability depends on the user’s classification and application, and on the selected frequency. Shure strongly urges the user to contact the appropriate telecommunications authority concerning proper licensing, and before choosing and ordering frequencies.
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
現品表示記号は、以下のことを表しています。 この無線機器は 2.4GHz 帯の電波を使用し、変調方式は「 DS 」方式、想定与干渉距離は 40m です。 2,400MHz ～ 2,483.5MHz の全帯域を使用し、移動体識別装置の帯域を回避することはできません 。